PMP Certification Course info:

  • PMP Prereq.

  • PMP Syllabus

  • Benefits of PMP


Eligibility to Apply

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Work experience A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) with at least 5 years of project management experience OR A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) and at least 3 years of project management experience  
Knowledge area experience 5 years experience as a project manager and log from 4,500 to 7,500 hours of direct work on projects  
Professional development 35 Hrs  
General education Professionals must possess a high school diploma or GED and an associate degree. At this education level, applicants must have 5 years of project management experience prior to qualifying for the PMP exam. If a project management professional acquires a bachelor degree, the experience prerequisite is only 3 years of project management work.  
References Two references  
Application Fee The renewal fee for PMI members is US$60 and US$150 for non-members.  
Exam Fee Computer-based testing (CBT) PMI-Member $405
Computer-based testing (CBT) Non-member $555
Paper-based testing (PBT) PMI-Member $250
Paper-based testing (PBT) Non-Member $400
Frequency/expiration None (Certification expires in 3 years)

PMP® Course Syllabus

Project Management Introduction

  • Project Management terms
  • Understanding inputs, tools, and outputs.
  • Project managers power
  • Project Management Methodology
  • Process groups and knowledge areas.


Objective of this class is to discussion about using the processes listed in the PMBOK® Guide in your organization and benefits of a formal project management methodology.

  • Develop Project charter
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Direct and Manage Project Execution
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close Project or Phase
  • End of Lesson Practice Questions

Scope Management

Writing a scope management plan and scope statement for a project.

  • Plan Scope Management
  • Collect Requirement
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Validate Scope
  • Control Scope
  • End of Lesson Practice Questions

Time Management

Creating a project schedule and working through a network diagram.

  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activity
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Estimate Activity Duration
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule
  • End of Lesson Practice Questions

Cost Management

Creating a budget and using Earned Value for reporting purpose.

  • Plan Cost Management
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs

Quality Management

Creating a quality management plan, checklists and the best methods to ensure quality is maintain on your project.

  • Quality Terms and Philosophies
  • Plan Quality
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Control Quality
  • End of Lesson Practice Questions

Communication Management

Creating a Communication management plan. Class discussion about how to handle and resolve project team conflicts.

  • Plan Communications Management
  • Manage Communications
  • Control Communications

Human Resource Management

Creating a staffing management plan

  • Plan Human Resource Management
  • Acquire Project Team
  • Develop Project Team
  • Manage Project Team
  • End of Lesson Practice Questions

Risk Management

creating a risk management plan. Do an actual qualitative and quantitative risk assessment. Determining risk mitigation strategies.

  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Control Risks
  • End of Lesson Practice Questions

Procurement Management

creating a procurement management. How to conduct a bidder’s conference. How to create an elevation matrix for selecting the best vendor

  • Plan Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Control Procurements
  • Close Procurements
  • End of Lesson Practice Questions


  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Plan Stakeholder Management
  • Manage Stakehoder
  • Control Stakeholder


Class discussion about the PMI code of conduct what you should be doing as a PMP

  • PMI Code of Conducts
  • End of Lesson Practice Questions

Exam Review and Mock Exam.

  • Knowledge areas review
  • Testing taking tips
  • Activity: 200 question mock exam.

Benefits of PMP® Certification:

  • The PMP® certification enhances your professional marketability in the field of Project Management as employers will often choose individuals with a PMP® certification over other non-qualified project managers, as PMP® certification provides reduced risks to the employers.
  • The PMP® certification offers validation for professional accomplishments.
  • Project managers often experience improved skills and knowledge while preparing to sit for the PMP® exam based on the hours of coursework and study. Apart from being a credential, while studying for the exam, you learn that there better ways to managing projects and can be employed in your day to day project management.
  • PMI certifies that an individual has achieved the necessary years of experience and knowledge in order to be granted PMP® status. Thus, the certification is a quick way to enter new countries, new markets, and new industries.
    • Increasing demand for certified PMP® certified candidates over non certified candidates.
    • PMI reports that those with a Project Management Professional certification earn approximately 16 % more than those without it.
    • PMP® certification establishes a common language among project managers and helps each other work within a common framework. 
    • With increased implementation there is assurance of increase in the need for the right professionals with appropriate skills.

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